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Olive (Ortego) Fontenot (1857 - abt. 1897)

Olive Fontenot formerly Ortego
Born in Ville Platte, St. Landry, Louisiana, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died about at about age 39 in Louisiana, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 17 Sep 2009
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Olive (Ortego) Fontenot was born on 24 Feb 1857 in Ville Platte, St. Landry, Louisiana, United States. Her parents were Joseph Sosthene Ortego (1832 - 1916) and Marcilette Cyprien (Granger) Ortego (1836 - >1910).

Her siblings were as listed below.

  1. Olive Ortego (1857 - )
  2. Charles Nisette Ortego (1860 - 1937)
  3. Sosthenes Achille Ortego (1862 - 1912)
  4. Marcelite Celimine Ortego (1865 - 1941)
  5. Lisette Ortego (~1867 - )
  6. Adeline Ortego (~1870 - 1958)
  7. Anthony Ortego (1900 - 1974)

Olive married Joachin Fontenot (1840 - ). Their daughter was Olivia (Fontenot) Pitre (1879 - 1962).

In 1910, Olive was living in Police Jury Ward 1, Calcasieu, Louisiana, United States.

Olive died about 1897 in Louisiana aged ~40. She is buried in Durio Cemetery, Allen Parish, Louisiana, United States.

  • Fact: Residence (1910) Police Jury Ward 1, Calcasieu, Louisiana, United States
  • Fact: Burial Durio Cemetery, Allen Parish, Louisiana, United States


  • Donald J. Hébert, Southwest Louisiana Records, 1750-1900, compact disk #101 ("SWLR CD"), (Rayne, LA: Hébert Publications, 2001; reprints by Claitor's Publications);:ORTEGO, Olive (Joseph Sosthin & Marcelitte Cyprien GRANGER) b. 24 Feb. 1857 (VP Ch.: v. 1, p. 93)
  • "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch ( : modified 22 November 2021, 16:04), entry for Olive Ortego (PID ); contributed by various users.
  • 1900 United States Federal Census Author: Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623.


  • WikiTree profile Ortego-76 created through the import of Rider_Deshotel Family 040809.ged on Jul 21, 2011 by Nadine Rider. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Nadine and others.

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Ortego-7 and Ortego-76 appear to represent the same person because: clear duplicate
posted on Ortego-76 (merged) by Connie Graham
Ortego-7 and Ortego-107 appear to represent the same person because: Clear duplicate
posted on Ortego-107 (merged) by Connie Graham

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